Oviedo Journalism

Tardy to class? Need a pass

Justina Nielsen, Reporter

October 22, 2018

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Beginning in the 2018-2019 year, there is a HERO on campus. HERO is the new tardy-tracking system. It has improved school attendance tremendously, according to dean Jason Maitland. “We have already seen a huge decrease in...

ESE students’ new school store opens for business

Skylar Zern

October 19, 2018

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The Roaring Lion Empire, a new school store and program for students, opened for business for the first time on Sept. 7. Transition resource teacher Joyce Davis and ESE teachers Beth Ann Yusk and Jen Quattry started the new program,...

Second officer joins campus safety efforts

Saadhana Sridharan, News Editor

October 15, 2018

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At the onset of the new school year, students returned to a changed campus. Events over the previous year at other schools impacted the way district leadership viewed security. “In [consideration] of recent events, legislation...

ASL Club silent dinner

Conor Duncan, Reporter

October 9, 2018

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: The American Sign Language club at Oviedo High School has been known for putting on numerous silent events through the school and community. “We try to do about four or five dinners in a school year, so about...

STEM Cell community links alumni to students

Joyce Ng, Opinion Editor

September 4, 2018

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WEB EXCLUSIVE Bioscience teacher Kathy Savage created the new STEM Cell community for everyone interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) careers. Alumni will come back to campus to share their experiences. “Our fir...

Seniors personalize parking spots with paint

Abbie Wydra, Entertainment Editor

August 13, 2018

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WEB EXCLUSIVE Every year, the senior class gets privileges that the rest of the underclassmen do not, like senior lunch off-campus. This year, administration decided to add to the privileges and allow the seniors paint thei...

Upperclassmen can access 2018-2019 schedule on Skyward

Bryn Garick, Editor-In-Chief

July 31, 2018

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WEB EXCLUSIVE  As the summer winds down and students get ready to head back to school, questions about next year’s class schedules come up.  Normally, these questions can be answered on a schedule-pick-up day, when students get a print-out of thei...

STEPS dance learns choreography from D3MSTREET

Isabel Fain, Reporter

April 24, 2018

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WEB EXCLUSIVE The STEPS group participated in a special workshop hosted by D3MSTREET, a hip hop group of three brothers (Derrick Thomas, Devin Thomas and Deion Thomas) originating from Orlando. They write their own lyrics for...

Walkouts only one form of political involvement for students

Paige Simpson, Editor-in-Chief

April 24, 2018

Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

This story was originally published in the third edition of The Lion’s Tale (March 27, 2018). Rather than allowing the Majory Stoneman Douglas  High School (MSDHS) tragedy to go unnoticed, one week after the shooting, on...

Band musicians take a break in the Big Apple

Alexis Desena, Artist

April 5, 2018

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This story was originally published in the third edition of The Lion’s Tale (March 27, 2018). Over the years, field trips can diminish in importance. But as students are able to do things more freely and gain a better ex...

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